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Theme: Seafood for the Modern Consumer
Tuesday 27 September: Meeting of national representatives
Wednesday 28 September: Welcome presentation and Scientific sessions start at 09.00


  • Towards sustainable sources of seafood - aquaculture (fish/shellfish/algae) and rest raw materials.
    Keynote Speaker:
    Prof René Wijffels, Wageningen University and Research Centre, the Netherlands. “Microalgae – a novel resource in food and feed production”
  • Product development and product communication within the seafood sector.
    Keynote speaker: Ole Kragh Malle, Senior Project Manager, Royal Greenland A/S. "Consumer and market trends within the seafood sector; alignment of innovation process"
  • Innovative process and detection technologies for seafood.
    Keynote Speaker: Dr Amparo Lopez-Rubio, Novel Materials and Nanotechnology lab, IATA-CSIC, Spain. "Potentials of nano-processing within the seafood sector"
  • Retaining high quality through the seafood processing chain.
    Keynote speaker: Prof Tyre Lanier, Dept Food, Bioprocessing & Nutrition Sciences, North Carolina State University, USA. "Why water is a key to seafood quality"   
  • Nutritional and safety aspects of seafood consumption.
    Keynote Speaker: Prof Agnes Wold, Dept of Infectious Medicine, University of Gothenburg, Sweden. ”Early fish consumption – key to avoid allergy in childhood?”
WEFTA-award lecture: Torger Børresen, Research Director, DTU Food, Division of Industrial Food research, Technical University of Denmark. “Past and present challenges of fish technologists - where will new tools and methods lead us in the future?”
Photo: Kjell Holmner